Events: Music in the park, national night out, meteor shower

August kicks off with music in the park, a National Night Out throughout the community and a craft show in Eagles Mere. The coming week starts out sunny but thunderstorms may be spotted toward the end.

Sunday, August 4

WSO Billtown Brass Pops at Brandon Park, Williamsport

The WSO’s Billtown Brass Band will present a concert at Brandon Park. The programs will follow a traditional park concert model presenting an eclectic collection of great brass music with solos by band members and sections. 

  • When: 7 to 8 p.m. 
  • Where: Brandon Park Bandshell 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Live Music: Dixie Chick’n

Spend the afternoon with friends and family and listen to Dixie Chick’n at Bastress Mountain Winery. 

  • When: 2 to 5 p.m. 
  • Where: 5451 Route 654, Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Tuesday, August 6 

National Night Out

Get to know your neighbors better. Enjoy the evening celebrating a block party, gathering for a picnic, or maybe taking a walk together through the neighborhood. Put your porch light on to strengthen that neighborhood spirit and enjoy! United Churches is partnering with the Citizen Corps Council to invite congregations to celebrate this special “Night Out.”

  • When: 4 to 8 p.m. 
  • Where: Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Summer Hitchcock Series

The Campus Theatre features free movies every Tuesday until August 13. 

  • When: 7 to 9 p.m. 
  • Where: 413 Market St., Lewisburg
  • Cost: Free: 

For more information, click here. 

Wednesday, August 7 

Celeb-foodies – Famously Delicious | Kira Hovanec

Arthaus Projects, a community-oriented, non-profit art space located in downtown Williamsport, is excited to announce the opening of “Celebfoodies – Famously Delicious” a new exhibition showcasing the work of Kira Hovanec. 

  • When; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug 2 – 31
  • Where: 140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Grief Support Group

Feelings of loss, sadness and emptiness may be intense. Dealing with practical matters can seem overwhelming. Susquehanna Home Care and Hospice invites you to attend our grief support group, where people come together to share their feelings with others and to find comfort and hope.

  • When: 1 to 2:30 p.m. 
  • Where: UPMC: 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Meets the first Wednesday of each month. Use the Cancer Center entrance and parking area. The August meeting is substituted with an annual picnic held at Indian Park in Montoursville. December’s meeting is substituted with an annual holiday dinner. This group is open to all males with a past or present prostate cancer diagnosis. Spouses are also encouraged to attend. Speakers of various topics are prearranged for certain months of the year. For more information contact Laurie King, Cancer Center Patient Navigator/Social Worker at 570-320-7877.

  • When: 6 to 7 p.m. 
  • Where: Indian Park, Montoursville 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Thursday, August 8 

Jon Mackey Quizzo: 90s Pop Culture!

Jon Mackey Quizzo at the Winery. All questions will be relating to 90s Pop Culture on this date. 21+ only. Teams of 6 max. 6 rounds. First prize is a $50 gift card, second place is a $25 gift card. First come, first serve.

  • When: 7:30 to 9 p.m. 
  • Where: 5451 Route 654, Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here.

Toddler Story Lab: The Very Lonely Firefly: Sensory Bug Hunt

Story Labs are a special time where the James V. Brown Library investigates, observes and experiments in station based activities exploring art and science around a special selected book. Blast off to the Story Lab for toddlers 12 months through 3 years. Today we will read The Very Lonely Firefly by Eric Carle, and hunt for bugs in a sensory bin.

  • When: 9:30 a.m. 
  • Where: 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here. 

Friday, August 9 

The Perseid Meteor Shower

This annual event is usually the most spectacular meteor shower of the year. This year, although a one-quarter moon may reduce the viewing, it will still be a good show, assuming clear skies. In case of overcast skies, the movie “Planets of the Sun” will be shown at the amphitheater at 9:30.

  • When: 9 p.m. 
  • Where: Little Pine State Park, 4205 Little Pine Creek Road, Waterville 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Saturday, August 10 

Eagles Mere Art and Crafts Show

Over 90 fine artists and crafters from Florida to New York share their work on Eagles Mere’s lovely tree shaded green once plus live entertainment.

  • When: 
    • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 10 
    • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 11
  • Where: 288 Eagles Mere Ave., Eagles Mere
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

The Perseid Meteor Shower

This annual event is usually the most spectacular meteor shower of the year. This year, although a one-quarter moon may reduce the viewing, it will still be a good show, assuming clear skies. In case of overcast skies, the movie “Planets of the Sun” will be shown at the amphitheater at 9:30.

  • When: 9 p.m. 
  • Where: Little Pine State Park, 4205 Little Pine Creek Road, Waterville 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

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